Minutes for the Board of Directors & Officers Meeting Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce
Minutes taken by: Tiffeny Smith
Piero Buccellato – present
Antoinette Smith – present
Linda Toogood – present
George Feliz – present
Jeff Creedon – absent
Rodney Mendoza, President – present
Gary Powers, Vice Chair – present
Wendy Yu, Treasurer – present
Tiffeny Smith, Secretary – present
Additional Guests in Attendance
Jennifer Evans- Town Liaison
Karen Wall - Town Council
Kim Ehlebracht - Bucks For Style
Judy Hughes - Seconds Please On Main
David Wall - American Legion
The meeting was called to order at 3:44 pm at the Green Tree Hotel Florence, AZ, by Gary Power.
Approval of Prior Month's Minutes: 03/14/2017
The minutes for March’s board meeting were not approved pending amendment requested by the treasurer.
Treasurer’s Report: The 2017 budget has not been approved, it is still not complete. It was decided to table the budget.
Reorganize the Chamber
It was decided to eliminate the Executive Director position to meet budget. The members present at the board meeting expressed their dissatisfaction with the elimination of the executive director position. It is noted that they are personal friends of the outgoing executive director.
Brenda Hewitt reported that the Chamber had seven member renewals totaling $433.33, 12 members drop, and she was able to recover an outstanding luncheon fee of $12.00 in the month of March.
The Road to Country Thunder brought in $600.00 in vendor fees, the gift shop had sales of $1202.74, and the McFarland Park donations were $300.89.
April Luncheon - Florence Copper
Casino Night - July 22, 2017
Administrator will be out of the office on Monday April 17, 2017 attending a meeting of all Pinal County Chamber Executives.
Meeting adjourned at 4:56 PM
Gary Power motioned, George Feliz Sseconded to adjourn meeting. Motion carried.